9 days in Akron & Philadelphia Itinerary

9 days in Akron & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Akron
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 5 nights
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Akron

Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. On the 15th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, tee off at Firestone Country Club, and then get outside with Canal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Overlook Area, look for all kinds of wild species at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, then take in nature's colorful creations at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at Dr. Bob's Home.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Akron trip builder website.

Bear Lake to Akron is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, Akron is a bit warmer than Bear Lake - with highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Akron

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Do your shopping at Atlantic City Boardwalk and Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. You'll explore and learn at Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Constitution Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Downtown Ocean City (in Ocean City) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip planner.

You can fly from Akron to Philadelphia in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from Akron in July, with lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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